After endless Zoom and Teams meetings there was much excitement about this year’s Geolearning Forum. Though digital tools have many advantages they cannot replace the shaking of hands, eating and drinking together, and all the non-verbal cues humans use to communicate when they meet in person.
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CBA researcher receives the Fægri award for his popular science essay about permafrost.
Social distancing of 1 metre is back, there are further restrictions on events, but our reading rooms have good capacity, and exams will be held as planned until Christmas.
The Else-Ragnhild Neumann Award for Women in Geosciences for 2021 is awarded to Louise Mary Vick, Associate Professor at UiT The Arctic University of Norway.
Professor Regine Hock, Department of Geosciences, UiO was attandee at the COP 26 UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scottland. In this short article she give her impressions from this important and exciting conference.